INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Abuja on update on the implementation of activities for the 2019 general elections.
The INEC in Lagos State says 299 candidates across various political parties in the state are jostling for the National Assembly seats in the 2019 general elections.
Saraki, who spoke at the 24th Session of the Nigerian Economic Summit, organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, emphasised that government alone does not…
Odebunmi gave the assurance at the 12th Afro-centric Biennial Conference and Exhibition of African Broadcasters organised by NBC, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Saraki spoke at a dinner as part of activities at the ongoing 24th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja on Monday.
The Senate on Tuesday began investigation into the alleged mismanagement of over $3.8 billion fuel subsidy fund by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the N831,259,220,255.00 billion virement request for the Independent National Electoral Commission and the relevant security agencies to hold the 2019 Elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation has described the virement of funds from the Social Investment Programmes budget by the National Assembly to fund the Independent National Electoral Commission 2019 elections budget as anti-masses and a…
Lawan, who spoke on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the legislators were concerned about approving outstanding requests from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Dan-Ali said the bill had provision for the instituionalisation of welfare needs of the veterans in line with international best practices, but did not provide details.
Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas, gave the assurance at a news conference in reaction to the protest staged by the National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum in Abuja.
The House of Representatives on Thursday proposed the procurement of fire arms for the Sergeant-At-Arms at the National Assembly.
The protesters had barricaded the back entrance to the National Assembly White House, through which the presiding officers enter.
According to the document that conveyed the approval, N189 billion is for the election, adding the N45 billion had been approved for INEC in the 2018 budget making the total for 2018 hit N234 billion.
The lawmakers resumed on Tuesday after their extended annual break.
The only female senator from the North in the National Assembly, Senator Binta Masi of Adamawa North Senatorial, said the ‘automatic ticket’ granted her to recontest in 2019, came to her as a “big surprise”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested a National Assembly resolution to raise 2.78 billion dollars from the International Capital Market for part-funding of the 2018 budget.